So as expected the Conservatives lost both by-elections yesterday. One seat to the Libdems and the other to Labour. The losing Tiverton candidate seemed to take it well…
🔵 “She’s locked herself in a room!”
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) June 24, 2022
This morning Sir Roger Gale Conservative MP for North Thanet was not shy about giving his view of the Prime Minister.
We love a bit of Tory on Tory action in the morning 😂
Sir Roger Gale saying the hide & seek PM is clinging on to the door handle of NO10 , has no honour & won’t be there for the next election 🔥🔥
— kerry ✊💙🇺🇦 (@hewitson10) June 24, 2022
Is Boris looking at another no-confidence vote?
That didn’t take long: 1922 committee treasurer Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (on a dodgy phone line) tells @BBCr4today Tories need explanations from Johnson and could move against him again, opening door to rewriting party rules to allow a new confidence vote. https://t.co/eMiXOO8GEj
— Tim Ross (@TimRoss_1) June 24, 2022
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